21st May, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 21st May, 2019
1. In a bid to fight disease outbreaks, ________ has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity.
[A] Google
[B] Wikipedia
[C] Twitter
[D] Facebook
[E] You Tube

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Alphabet’s Google team has reported a new research which can use artificial intelligence (AI) to predict lung cancer risks.

2.Lung cancer results in over 1.7 Mn global deaths per year — even more than the combined number of cases of breast, prostate and colorectal cancer.

3.In 2018, 2.09 million cases of lung cancer have been reported worldwide.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
3. ________ has found evidence for a unique mixture of methanol, water ice, and organic molecules on Ultima Thule’s surface-the farthest world ever explored by mankind.
[B] European Space Agency
[D] Roscosmos
4. The kilogram will be redefined by a fundamental property of nature known as ________.
[A] Gravitational Constant
[B] Magnetic Constant
[C] Planck's Constant
[D] Electric Constant
[E] Speed of Light in Vaccum
5. Recently, Niki Lauda passed away. He was a world renowned ________.
[A] Singer
[B] Golfer
[C] Actor
[D] Formula One driver
[E] Director
6. Which of the following acquired 73,953 shares of Mindtree from open market, taking its shareholding in the IT services firm to 26.53%?
[A] Reliance Industries Limited
[B] ITC Limited
[C] Tata Group
[D] Larsen and Toubro
[E] Shapoorji Pallonji Group
7. As per the RBI, bank credit to infrastructure sector grew by 18.5% to ₹________ lakh crore as of 2018-19, the highest since 2012-13 fiscal.
[A] 7.55
[B] 8.55
[C] 10.55
[D] 11.55
[E] 14.55
8. Which city is all set to outdo Nagpur by recycling 100 percent of the sewage water generated in the city, in 2019?
[A] Indore
[B] Mumbai
[C] Noida
[D] Bhopal
[E] Bengaluru
9. What is the rank of Tripura Gramin Bank out of 46 Regional Rural Banks in India?
[A] 3
[B] 5
[C] 7
[D] 9
[E] 11
10. In which country did Facebook Global Holdings register a new cryptocurrency firm named ‘Libra Networks LLC’ in 2019?
[B] England
[C] Switzerland
[D] France
[E] Canada